3/16/09 - The Indiana Tech Softball team spilt a pair against Midland Lutheran College (NE) on Monday evening. In the first game, a 6-3 victory, junior pitcher Jessica Williams (Seattle, WA / Meadowdale) survived a slow start and helped her own cause by going 2-4 with a run, 2 RBI’s and a double. Williams went the distance and struck out six. Senior Brittany Miller (Spencerville, IN / Leo) also went 2-4 and had a double and one RBI. In the second game, sophomore Brittany Bingham (Woodbridge, VA / CD Hylton SR) pitched well enough to win but Midland Lutheran kept the Warriors off balance most of the night. The game went into extra innings and the Warriors lost a tough one, 2-1. Junior Justine Brandt (Toledo, OH / Cardinal Stritch) led the Warriors by going 2-4 with a run scored and Williams hit a double to drive in Brandt and tie the score in the top of the sixth.
For their efforts against Bates College and Medaille College, junior Justine Brandt and sophomore Brittany Bingham were named WHAC Player and Pitcher of the Week respectively for the week ending March 15th. Brandt hit .714 with 3 runs and 4 RBI’s. Bingham held Medaille scoreless and threw a complete game, scattering 4 hits, and striking out a season high 9 batters.